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South Dublin partnership to deliver Sustainable Business Programme, awarded the ‘Local Authority Collaboration’ Award at the National Chamber of Ireland Awards 2019.  In 2011, South Dublin Chamber and South Dublin County Council came together as partners to form the Business Sustainability Programme. This partnership sought to...

Like many influences on the state today, concepts that emerge in North America and spread to the United Kingdom, often find a home on these shores. Sports economics is no different. The study of the economics of sport is very much in its infancy in Ireland...

Are Dubliners becoming more a society of diners than drinkers? Results from the latest “Your Dublin Your Voice” suggests that we may be.   The survey, conducted on the run up to Christmas, confirms the City’s love of socialising with both restaurants (92%) and pubs (91%)...

Fingal County Council has recently undertaken an innovative research project, firstly forecasting the skills demand over the next seven years, and subsequently developing a strategy to meet it. Fingal County Council (FCC) recognises that the availability of skilled workers, particularly in high value adding sectors, is...

Climate change represents one of the largest threats to the National and Regional Economy. A new approach is needed to ensure that Ireland can feasibly reach our 2030 emission reduction targets. The major policy problems that face modern society are normally resolved by compromises involving many...

Driving innovation in east Dublin’s global business quarter and aiming to become the Sandyford Innovation District by 2021. Sandyford Business District (SBD) comprises four Business Parks (Central Park, Sandyford Business Park, South County Business Park and Stillorgan Business Park) and is bordered by the Leopardstown Racecourse...

The concept of “Geography as a Platform” may be new to the business world but evidence suggests there is no better way to make sense of complex business problems than by harnessing the power of location. Although this is their first year to be involved in...

Technological advancement demands adaptive strategies to deal with rapid changes. It took the telephone 75 years to reach 50 million users. The Internet: 4 years. Angry Birds: 35 days. This shows just how quickly technology and its applications have spread and so will their impact on business...